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BlackRock says climate crisis will now guide its investments

CEO reveals step change at world’s largest fund manager and predicts fast reshaping of global financeBlackRock, the world’s largest fund manager, has...

BlackRock says climate crisis will now guide its investments

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BlackRock C.E.O. Larry Fink: Climate Crisis Will Reshape Finance In his influential annual letter to chief executives, Mr. Fink said his firm would avoid investments in companies that “present a high sustainability...
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A pair of big calls from BlackRock's $1.7 trillion bond chief, why Byron Wien is fleeing to cash, and your guide to conquering earnings season Bloomberg TV Dear Readers, There are few individuals on Wall Street as hard-working and effective as Rick Rieder, the CIO of global fixed income and ...
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Climate activists to protest at Blackrock in London Climate activists will target BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, on Friday by dumping ashes at its London office in a bid to draw attentio...
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Climate activists look for a tougher BlackRock in 2020 Pressure on BlackRock Inc's record on climate issues may be having an effect as the world's largest asset manager weighs firming up its interactions ...
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BlackRock Will Put Climate Change at Center of Investment Strategy In his influential annual letter to chief executives, Larry Fink said his firm would avoid investments in companies that “present a high sustainabili...
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BlackRock Puts Climate Change Center Stage The $7 trillion investment giant says it will make environmental concerns a key investment focus, and Wall Street may have no choice but to follow su...
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Climate change activists target BlackRock in London Climate change activists targeted BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, demanding that the world's major financial insti...
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BlackRock makes climate change central to investment decisions The world's largest asset manager will begin to divest holdings in companies that focus on coal production. "We are on the brink of a fundamental re-...
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BlackRock vows tougher stance on climate after activist heat BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink warned company boards to step up efforts to tackle climate change, a significant shift by the world's biggest in...
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DealBook: BlackRock Puts Climate Change Center Stage The $7 trillion investment giant says it will make environmental concerns a key investment focus, and Wall Street may have no choice but to follow su...
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BlackRock takes tougher stance on climate after activist heat BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink has warned company boards to step up efforts to tackle climate change, marking a significant shift in the public...
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Climate change activists target BlackRock offices in London Climate change activists targeted Blackrock, the world's biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, gluing themselves to the front of the building a...
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ValueAct's Ubben cheers BlackRock's new stance on climate change Investor Jeffrey Ubben, already betting there is money to be made from coaxing corporations into being better citizens, gained an ally on Tuesday whe...
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BlackRock shifts investment strategy to tackle climate change BlackRock CEO Larry Fink pledged Tuesday to ditch some environmentally harmful investments as part of a plan to combat climate change, which he expec...
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Activists cheer BlackRock's landmark climate move but call for vigilance Divestment decision by the world’s biggest fund manager called a breakthrough – but only a first stepIn recent decades, environmentalists have grown ...
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BlackRock promises climate action, but Extinction Rebellion demands more - as it happened Asset management giant promises to put environmental issues at the heart of its investment strategy, following pressure from climate protestersLatest...
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Investment giant BlackRock bows to climate emergency pressure - business live Asset management giant promises to put environmental issues at the heart of its investment strategy, following pressure from climate protestersLatest...
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'Pleasantly surprised': Activists say BlackRock's climate change strategy is a good first step, but more needs to be done Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty Images Larry Fink, the CEO of $7 trillion BlackRock, announced on Tuesday that the firm would shift its investment s...
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BlackRock promises action on climate, but Extinction Rebellion demands more - business live Asset management giant promises to put environmental issues at the heart of its investment strategy, following pressure from climate protestersLatest...
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Investment giant BlackRock pledges to make climate change central to its strategy BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, is vowing to make climate change central to its investment strategy and pressuring other companies to r...
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BlackRock promises climate action, but Extinction Rebellion demands more - business live Asset management giant promises to put environmental issues at the heart of its investment strategy, following pressure from climate protestersLatest...
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Climate change: Myopic stock markets deter green investments Companies remain torn between making socially responsible investments and meeting the short-term expectations of the stock market. But it's not all g...
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Biden fends off climate hawk Tom Steyer by attacking his fossil fuel investments Joe Biden attacked Tom Steyer at Wednesday night's debate for building his wealth through a hedge fund that invested in fossil fuel projects....
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'A fundamental reshaping of finance': The CEO of $7 trillion BlackRock says climate change will be the focal point of the firm's investing strategy The CEO of $7 trillion investment firm BlackRock said in his annual letter on Tuesday that climate change will become the center of the firm's invest...
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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: climate crisis reports, renewal in Iraq, Zimbabwe’s hunger crisis, Disabilities Day A recap of Tuesday’s stories: New climate change reports on human health and global warming; Zimbabwe’s ‘worst hunger crisis in a decade’; protests a...
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Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough...
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Guelph city council votes to ‘acknowledge a climate crisis,’ not declare climate emergency City council narrowly voted in favour of a motion to alter the wording by changing "declare" to "acknowledge" and "emergency" to "crisis."...
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Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisi...
18:24, 2019-05-20

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities c...
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Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or b...
18:56, 2019-05-17

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – as it happened Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changin...
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Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg condemns inaction against the climate crisis in Los Angeles as wildfires rage across California Lauren Frias/Business Insider Climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke to crowd outside Los Angeles City Hall on Friday, calling out the role of the cli...
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Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Delhi to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing the lang...
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Iran crisis: a visual guide to the latest developments Rocket strikes on US airbases in Iraq have intensified a regional crisis sparked by the US killing of an Iranian general. Our maps and graphics expla...
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Special Report: A Cloudspotter's Guide to Climate Change A path of trampled grass leads up the hill to St. Helen's, the only church on Lundy Island. Near its doors, a stray lamb nibbles on tufts of tall wee...
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EU issues 'green' investment guide to help combat climate change Europe sought to increase the flow of money into businesses that tackle climate change on Tuesday with the publication of European Commission guideli...
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Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, ...
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Climate crisis: what is COP and can it save the world? As the 25th summit of the UN’s conference of the parties begins, we examine whether it works – and what the future holdsFor almost three decades, wor...
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UK's Attenborough says 'moment of crisis' has come on climate British naturalist David Attenborough said the "moment of crisis" had come in the fight against climate change, warning that governments' targets for...
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The global injustice of the climate crisis Countries that are least responsible for causing climate change are the ones suffering most from its effects, especially regarding food insecurity an...
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This must be the climate crisis election | Ed Miliband Having a few ‘green policies’ is no longer enough. Ask yourself: what will your next MP do to save the world?The government that wins the next electi...
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How satellites will help solve the climate crisis As the world grapples with a climate emergency, scientists are exploring satellite technology solutions to help us combat climate change and the dama...
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Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our...
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How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the...
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Getting to grips with the climate crisis | Letters Readers share their views on how to move global heating higher up the political agendaOur political system has been hijacked by a cabal of ideologica...
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What will you do about the climate crisis? The parties answer Conservatives, Greens, Labour, Lib Dems and SNP tackle the biggest climate and environmental issuesWhich party has answer to big green questions?The ...
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Tackling climate crisis is what we should be doing, says new IMF boss In an exclusive interview, Kristalina Georgieva tells why global heating is as big a threat to economic stability as another financial crashKristalin...
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The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental changeLast week, scientists from the University of Texas ...
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How bad can the climate crisis get if Trump wins again? US greenhouse gas emissions are up since 2017 and Trump’s administration has ripped up curbs on climate pollutersClimate pollution in the US is up un...
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California wildfires: how bad are they and is the climate crisis linked? Firefighters across the state are racing to control flames exacerbated by extreme winds. Is this normal?Thousands of firefighters are battling wind-f...
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Migration and the climate crisis: the UN’s search for solutions Throughout human history, migration and climate have always been connected, but in the modern era, the impacts of the man-made climate crisis are lik...
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How TV weathercasters became the unsung heroes of the climate crisis The broadcasters – often among the most trusted voices in their communities – are connecting the dots between extreme weather and climate science, an...
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Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone...
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Are hurricanes getting stronger – and is the climate crisis to blame? As the Atlantic season nears, we look at whether destructive weather events are getting worse – and how they get their namesA hurricane is a large ro...
08:44, 2019-05-20

What is the role of business in tackling the climate crisis? We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking the lead, but big polluters still fall way behi...
17:04, 2019-06-20

The Guardian view on climate crisis: what can we do? | Editorial Curbing meat and dairy consumption is critical to tackling global heating. But the issue must not be reduced to solely a question of personal choices...
20:04, 2019-08-11

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promot...
07:40, 2019-07-01

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts...
15:28, 2019-07-03

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new hom...
19:12, 2019-06-06

Pensions must do right thing on climate crisis, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out...
11:48, 2019-06-04

No need to cut beef to tackle climate crisis, say farmers NFU says growing fuel for power stations and capturing CO2 can slash emissionsFarming can become climate neutral by 2040 without cutting beef product...
08:28, 2019-09-10

Climate crisis linked to at least 15 $1bn-plus disasters in 2019 Christian Aid report highlights costs of floods, fires and storms around the worldClimate breakdown played a key role in at least 15 events in 2019 t...
14:52, 2019-12-27

How TV weathercasters became the unsung heroes of the climate crisis The broadcasters – often among the most trusted voices in their communities – are connecting the dots between extreme weather and climate science, an...
08:28, 2019-09-18

How do the parties propose to tackle the climate crisis? The election contenders have been setting out plans to win over voters concerned about the environmentLabourLabour’s “green new deal” – or “green ind...
17:40, 2019-11-17

Climate crisis is 'challenge of civilisation', says pope Pontiff calls on COP 25 leaders to show political will to safeguard healthy planetThe climate emergency is a “challenge of civilisation” requiring sw...
17:32, 2019-12-05

The climate crisis in 2050: what happens if cities act but nations don't? It is cities, not national governments, that are most aggressively fighting the climate crisis – and in 30 years they could look radically differentS...
22:08, 2019-10-10

Alien abduction: an unlikely solution to the climate crisis An Oxford lecturer claims that a secret breeding programme to create alien-human hybrids will save humanity from environmental disasterName: Alien ab...
12:50, 2019-05-01

CNN's 'climate crisis' town hall will last seven hours CNN's town hall about climate change will feature 10 Democratic presidential candidates and last seven hours....
00:40, 2019-08-28

'It's finding something new in the old': how fashion can confront the climate crisis Sustainable style can help spread an important message, say panelists at London fashion week after a weekend of protestsThe climate crisis was on the...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Where the blame lies for the climate crisis | Letters Readers respond to the report revealing the 20 biggest polluters responsible for a third of all global carbon emissionsYour article (Revealed: the 20...
19:32, 2019-10-10

'Americans are waking up': two thirds say climate crisis must be addressed Major CBS News poll released as part of Covering Climate Now, a collaboration of more than 250 news outlets around the world to strengthen coverage o...
14:32, 2019-09-15

Climate crisis will not be discussed at G7 next year, says Trump official Mick Mulvaney: ‘Climate change will not be on the agenda’Summit to take place at Trump’s National Doral MiamiThe climate crisis will not be formally ...
20:28, 2019-10-17

Climate crisis is about to put humanity at risk, UN scientists warn ‘We are in trouble if we don’t act,’ say experts, with up to 1m species at risk of annihilationThe world’s leading scientists will warn the planet’s ...
15:52, 2019-05-03

Glasgow to host key UN summit on tackling climate crisis COP26 meeting in 2020 will be most important round of talks since Paris agreementBritain is to host a crunch climate conference next year at which th...
20:24, 2019-09-10

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a we...
13:20, 2019-07-07

Capitalism, the climate crisis and hope: your priorities for 2020 Thank you! With the support of more than 30,000 Guardian supporters, we’ve raised more than $1.3m to fund our reporting in 2020. Here’s what you aske...
13:20, 2020-01-13

The role of the business sector in tackling the climate crisis We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking action, but big polluters are lagging behind. I...
17:44, 2019-06-20

Why are people striking? The climate crisis explained in 10 charts From the rise and rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to possible solutionsThe level of CO2 has been rising since the industrial revolution and ...
00:20, 2019-09-20

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s com...
15:28, 2019-07-09

US rules out any talk of a climate crisis in trade negotiations Campaigners furious at American ban revealed by leaked documentsThe US has banned mention of the climate crisis in trade talks with the UK, an analys...
21:32, 2019-12-21

Adaptation isn’t enough. We’ve got to throw everything at the climate crisis | Fiona Harvey Jonathan Franzen is the latest figure to preach the gospel of adaptation. But without cutting emissions, it won’t workWhen we’re faced with threats o...
11:32, 2019-09-12

Gucci goes carbon neutral in bid to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the cli...
18:24, 2019-09-12

'Like a sunburn on your lungs': how does the climate crisis impact health? Children, pregnant people and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and heat – but the impact is already felt across every specialty ...
08:52, 2019-09-16

Yes, I'm striking over the climate crisis. And suing the US government, too | Vic Barrett As one of the 21 young plaintiffs in the Juliana v United States lawsuit I am inspired by my people’s past to fight for the futureI was born into a w...
08:24, 2019-09-20

Bad ancestors: does the climate crisis violate the rights of those yet to be born? Our environmental vandalism has made urgent the question of ethical responsibilities across decades and centuriesWhat if climate breakdown is a viola...
08:32, 2019-10-01

Vanguard refuses to sign up to climate crisis commitment US asset manager that built up fossil fuel portfolio fails to join rivals in engaging with climateVanguard, the world’s second largest asset manager,...
19:00, 2020-01-13

BBC's Seven Worlds, One Planet shines spotlight on climate crisis New Attenborough series aims to be as influential as Blue Planet II was on plastic wasteA new BBC natural history series narrated by Sir David Attenb...
19:24, 2019-10-07

UN climate talks are failing to see urgency of crisis, says scientist COP25 in Madrid criticised for focusing on details instead of agreeing deep cuts to emissionsUrgent UN talks on tackling the climate emergency are st...
19:32, 2019-12-08

The hellish future of Las Vegas in the climate crisis: 'a place where we never go outside' Las Vegas is the fastest warming city in the United States. The city’s poorest residents are most at risk in the heatThe Clark county death investiga...
07:44, 2019-09-03

A successful climate plan must also tackle the housing crisis The Democratic nominee should be able to answer the question: what will your climate plan do for the housing crisis? For years, when the climate move...
12:36, 2019-10-01

'The idea is that art can help': how Art Basel Miami tackled the climate crisis Away from the $120,000 banana, artists have been using their work to comment on and bring awareness to the climate emergencyOver the last few days, t...
19:24, 2019-12-10

'People are dying': how the climate crisis has sparked an exodus to the US As part of the Running Dry series, the Guardian looks at how drought and famine are forcing Guatemalan families to choose between starvation and migr...
08:36, 2019-07-29

Floridians still divided over climate crisis as Dorian rages Despite the hurricane, local residents question scientists’ conclusions. But those in power are showing signs of acceptanceDoreen Auciello, 63, was f...
21:48, 2019-09-04

Which Democrat has the best climate crisis plan? Compare their scores Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans ...
22:52, 2019-09-04

Lily Cole calls on UK banks to take climate crisis more seriously Actor/model latest high-profile name to emerge as a customer of ethical bank TriodosLily Cole has backed calls for UK banks to “radically transform” ...
08:12, 2019-09-28

Science on climate crisis is undeniable, Prince Harry says ‘It’s a race against time and one we are losing,’ says Harry as he visits reforestation project in BotswanaPrince Harry has said the science on the c...
10:36, 2019-09-27

US Congress commits to act on climate crisis, despite Donald Trump Nancy Pelosi tells UN conference in Madrid that commitment is ‘iron-clad’The US will take action on greenhouse gases and engage with other countries ...
20:52, 2019-12-02

'Science on climate crisis is undeniable', Prince Harry says It’s a race against time and one we are losing’, says Harry as he visits reforestation project in BotswanaPrince Harry has said the science on the cl...
14:44, 2019-09-26

Tony Chambers on the designs that can help solve a climate crisis Tony Chambers praises a new installation calling for sustainability in design, heads to Stratford for some 'architectural hedonism' and wanders down ...
10:48, 2019-10-17

Why cutting cattle can’t solve the climate crisis | Letters Stuart Roberts, vice-president of the NFU, makes the green case for maintaining cattle grazing in the UK, while Simon Fairlie thinks cutting meat pro...
18:20, 2019-12-17

Teachers want climate crisis training, poll shows Survey says teachers feel ill-equipped to educate pupils, as school strikes continueA growing number of teachers want their pupils to learn more abou...
07:20, 2019-06-21

Political polarisation over climate crisis has surged under Trump Revealed: divide exacerbated by fossil fuel industry’s record contribution to RepublicansDonald Trump’s presidency has ushered in an era of unprecede...
15:12, 2019-10-11

Photo essay – how the climate and nature crisis is changing the UK The international climate crisis is affecting people and wildlife across the UK, one of the most nature-depleted countries in the world. WWF is urgin...
16:56, 2019-11-28

Massive Attack push for climate crisis solutions Scientists team up with group Massive Attack to create blueprint that will 'transform the music industry'....
10:04, 2019-11-28

UK railways cannot cope with climate crisis, says rail boss Head of Scotland’s railway calls for vastly increased investment in future-proofing networkBritain’s railways can no longer cope with the effects of ...
19:52, 2019-11-07

'Cartoons for Future': Artists react to the climate crisis Building on the "Fridays for Future" demonstrations, an exhibition in Dortmund shows 100 cartoons by international artists commenting on the climate ...
13:24, 2019-06-07

New Cumbria coalmine 'incompatible' with climate crisis goals Facility threatens UK’s aim to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, report saysBritain’s first new deep coalmine in 30 years is unnecessary and i...
07:32, 2020-01-15

Sir David Attenborough warns of climate 'crisis moment' We're at a pivotal point in efforts to tackle climate change, the naturalist and broadcaster warns....
06:12, 2020-01-16

How the climate and nature crisis is changing the UK – photo essay The climate crisis is affecting people and wildlife across the UK, and WWF is urging political parties to respondThe UK is one of the most nature-dep...
17:28, 2019-11-28

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesA die-off of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea ...
20:16, 2019-05-29

Greens to use EU election mandate to focus on climate crisis Green politicians to push agenda urging climate action, social justice and civil libertiesEurope’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections...
05:04, 2019-05-28

The Welsh village on the frontline of the climate crisis – podcast Rachel Humphreys reports on her time in Fairbourne, which will be dismantled by 2045 due to rising sea levels, while Sandra Laville looks at why floo...
04:24, 2019-11-20

Climate crisis could lead to more wind power, says report Scientists say shifting ocean circulation patterns may have triggered rapid wind speed riseThe global climate crisis could help to generate more rene...
21:04, 2019-11-18

Opinion: The climate crisis – sport is both victim and sinner At the Australian Open, a player struggles to breathe because of air pollution while Greta Thunberg challenges Roger Federer. Sport must face up to i...
16:36, 2020-01-14

Climate crisis: 11,000 scientists warn of ‘untold suffering’ Statement sets out ‘vital signs’ as indicators of magnitude of the climate emergencyThe world’s people face “untold suffering due to the climate cris...
16:40, 2019-11-05

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in...
20:00, 2019-06-19

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climat...
17:12, 2019-05-27

Irish PM under fire for extolling benefits of climate crisis Activists critical of Leo Varadkar over claim warmer winters lead to fewer deathsEnvironmentalists have heaped scorn on Leo Varadkar, Ireland’s prime...
15:40, 2019-11-04

Ecology Action Centre report identifies climate targets to help guide Nova Scotia’s green economy The new report explores the environmental and economic costs and benefits of meeting new climate goals....
00:56, 2019-09-18

Extinction Rebellion plans new London shutdowns over climate crisis Action starts 7 October on roads and bridges around parliament and will be bigger than April’sThousands of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists are pl...
16:16, 2019-09-23

Democratic 2020 hopefuls split over tackling climate crisis Candidates warn of ‘irreparable damage’ in marathon town hall but can’t agree on how aggressively to tackle problemDemocrats vying for president reve...
06:52, 2019-09-05

School strikers try to unite divided Belgium over climate crisis Young Belgian activists are among the most enthusiastic, but their country is lagging behind on actionWhen Greta Thunberg began her school strike out...
06:28, 2019-11-12

Island nations on climate crisis frontline ‘not sitting idly by’ Small island nations are “not sitting idly by” but are emerging as “frontrunners” in the fight against climate change according to Fekitamoeloa Katoa...
23:44, 2019-09-26

If the US military is facing up to the climate crisis, shouldn't we all? | Michael Klare Pentagon officials view climate breakdown as an existential threat to human society – and are already taking actionWe have heard from the scientists ...
14:36, 2019-11-12

Climate crisis: Is travel writing — or even traveling — still morally legitimate? As we grapple with climate change, travel journalist Paul Sullivan considers the cognitive and moral dissonance involved in selling destinations at a...
15:24, 2019-09-05

Climate crisis fuels year of record temperatures in UK, says Met Office Global heating blamed as summer and winter records tumble in 2019A series of high temperature records were broken in the UK in 2019 as a consequence ...
07:16, 2020-01-03

Al Gore compares climate crisis to 9/11, praises Green New Deal Former Vice President Al Gore called climate change “the life and death struggle of people alive today,” comparing it to 9/11, Pearl Harbor and such ...
17:32, 2019-11-21

Richer nations accused of stalling progress on climate crisis Brazil, India and China singled out in UN talks as acting to block agreement on Article 6 of Paris agreementPoor countries have accused a handful of ...
21:48, 2019-12-13

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the clim...
19:36, 2019-07-02

Extinction Rebellion plans new London climate crisis shutdowns Action on capital’s bridges and roads from 7 October expected to be bigger than April protestsThousands of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists are pl...
16:52, 2019-09-23

Climate crisis topping UK election agenda is 'unprecedented' change Environmentalists say such political focus on green issues ‘unthinkable’ just five years agoThe climate emergency has risen to the top of the UK’s el...
20:40, 2019-11-21

Climate emergency to blame for heather crisis – National Trust Trust says hillsides turning from purple to brown after loss of 75% of plant on some slopesHillsides across Britain have turned from glorious purple ...
02:36, 2019-09-05

Fix climate crisis because Earth is all we've got, Physics Nobel prize winner says Fix the climate crisis and save the Earth, one of this year's Nobel laureates for physics urged on Saturday, saying the idea of humans escaping our p...
17:12, 2019-12-07

Doctors call for nonviolent direct action over climate crisis Governments have abrogated responsibility with woefully inadequate policies, says letterMore than 1,000 doctors including 40 professors, several emin...
08:12, 2019-06-27

Climate crisis: Greenland's ice faces melting 'death sentence' The massive ice sheet covering Greenland may have melted by a record amount this year, scientists say....
23:44, 2019-09-03

UN climate talks failing to address urgency of crisis, says top scientist COP25 in Madrid criticised for focusing on details instead of agreeing deep cuts to emissionsUrgent UN talks on tackling the climate emergency are st...
20:24, 2019-12-08

French citizens' panel to advise on climate crisis strategies Body of 150 non-experts to explore ways, over four months, of cutting carbon emissions by 40% before 2030A group of 150 citizens, selected as a sampl...
17:32, 2019-10-02

COP25 climate summit: put children at heart of tackling crisis, says UN Young activists including Greta Thunberg put pressure on negotiators to break deadlockChildren and young people must be at the heart of dealing with ...
20:08, 2019-12-09

Leonardo DiCaprio spotlights urgency of climate crisis in new film As you may have heard, celebrities have been using their clout to get out the message on climate change -- inviting the question, frequently, as to w...
20:32, 2019-06-11

The Climate Crisis is Global, but These 6 Places Face the Most Severe Consequences Climate change is expected to affect every country in the world, but its impact will not be felt equally across all regions and some will be worse hi...
00:36, 2019-10-01

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save...
13:00, 2019-05-14

Christian climate change scientist says crisis is ‘loading the dice against us’ A Canadian climate scientist who called on her Christian colleagues to help in the fight against climate change, says the crisis is 'here and now.'...
18:44, 2020-01-05

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been ...
08:20, 2019-06-29

'Doing nothing is not a solution': NSW environment minister blames climate crisis for bushfires Matt Kean splits with federal Coalition to urge immediate emissions reduction, saying weather conditions are exactly what scientists warned The New S...
00:56, 2019-12-11

'Doing nothing is not a solution': Matt Kean blames climate crisis for bushfires NSW environment minister splits with federal Coalition to urge immediate emissions reduction, saying weather conditions are exactly what scientists w...
03:28, 2019-12-11

EU aims to stir global action with pledge on climate crisis Brussels sets goal to halve emissions by 2030 and become first climate-neutral continent by 2050The EU will attempt to revive the world’s flagging at...
10:24, 2019-12-11

Chancellor urged to double funding to tackle climate crisis Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have w...
13:08, 2019-09-02

The Story Behind the Most Heated Moment of CNN's Climate Crisis Town Hall Wednesday night’s CNN Climate Crisis Town Hall was an eye-opener. No, this is not an oblique reference to Joe Biden’s eye problems....
23:00, 2019-09-05

Ed Miliband calls for 'wartime' mobilisation to tackle climate crisis Former Labour leader also warned against splits over fixed decarbonisation targetsEd Miliband has said Labour needs a “wartime” mobilisation on the c...
14:46, 2019-09-23

Greta Thunberg And 7 Other Young Activists On How We Can Tackle The Climate Crisis “Once you fully understand the climate crisis, you can't un-understand it; you have to do something,” Thunberg tells Vogue...
08:48, 2019-07-16

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehens...
20:24, 2019-09-18

Angela Merkel: 'Dedicating all my strength' to fighting climate crisis The German chancellor struck an encouraging tone in what is likely to be one of her last New Year's addresses. Merkel addressed the challenges of the...
12:32, 2019-12-31

'People should be terrified': one teen's hunger strike over the climate crisis Giovanni Tamacas starved himself for 10 days in the US capital to protest about a ‘criminally complicit’ government’s inactionFood shortages, social ...
08:28, 2019-08-09

A journey to the centre of the Amazon in radical bid to solve climate crisis Activists travel by canoe in risky mission to highlight threats to rainforest and learn from indigenous communitiesThe search for solutions to the cl...
14:40, 2019-11-15

Climate crisis may be increasing jet stream turbulence, study finds Potential impacts of rise in vertical shear include longer, bumpier and dearer flightsThe climate crisis could be making transatlantic flights more b...
17:12, 2019-08-08

Greta Thunberg to testify before Congress on climate crisis – live Swedish teen activist’s testimony comes a day after she told Congress, ‘Sorry, you’re not trying hard enough’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new...
15:13, 2019-09-18

Nearly all America's endangered species will struggle to adapt to climate crisis All but one of 459 species have traits making them vulnerable to rising temperatures, study findsThe climate crisis is poised to deliver a severe blo...
09:48, 2019-11-19

The Amazon: on the frontline of a global battle to tackle the climate crisis A diverse band of river communities, activists and academics are meeting in the heart of the rainforest to fight for the planet’s future On the six-h...
15:20, 2019-11-17

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the cli...
09:32, 2019-09-13

'People are in danger': the prisoners feeling the effects of US climate crisis A majority of Texas prisons have no air conditioning and no plans are in place to deal with global heating trendsRodney Adams had a job hauling lugga...
08:12, 2019-07-02

Protesters who took Macron portrait acquitted on grounds of climate crisis French judge clears pair of theft, saying their actions were a ‘legitimate call on the president’ to act Two climate crisis protesters who removed Em...
16:08, 2019-09-17

'We have a once-in-century chance': Naomi Klein on how we can fight the climate crisis In this extract from her latest book On Fire, the No Logo author looks at why capitalism and politics have got in the way of addressing the climate c...
09:21, 2019-09-14

Climate crisis striking a blow for windfarms, new research suggests Scientists say shifting ocean circulation patterns may have triggered rapid wind speed riseThe global climate crisis could help to generate more rene...
20:36, 2019-11-18

The Greta Thunberg effect: are climate crisis documentaries feeling it? Damon Gameau explains why children are at the heart of 2040, his film about tackling the climate emergency – and why they’re its key audience, tooThe...
18:16, 2019-11-18

Climate crisis seen as 'most important issue' by public, poll shows Eight-country poll shows people view climate crisis as priority over migration and terrorismA majority of the public recognise the climate crisis as ...
00:48, 2019-09-19

Methane emissions from coalmines could stoke climate crisis – study Millions of tonnes belched into atmosphere as policymakers overlook threat, researchers findThe methane emissions leaking from the world’s coalmines ...
08:20, 2019-11-15

Protests, climate crisis and Ebola: a tumultuous 2019 – in pictures Around the world people took to the streets in pro-democracy protests, while extreme weather, disease and violence wreaked havoc in some of the most ...
08:48, 2019-12-30

Youth activists lose appeal in effort to sue US over climate crisis Court confirms government’s contribution to the issue, but judges find they lack power to enforce climate policy decisionsThe ninth circuit court of ...
23:24, 2020-01-17

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations hav...
07:48, 2019-07-04

Most Australian chief executives believe climate crisis a threat to business Annual CEO survey found 65% of bosses were worried about climate, even before the bushfire crisis peakedAustralian company bosses are becoming increa...
18:08, 2020-01-20

Climate crisis: extremely hot days could double in US, study shows Amid widespread US heat wave, experts predict dangerous extremes in summer temperatures will only get worseAs the climate crisis progresses, the numb...
17:04, 2019-07-18

Big oil, big banks and environment leaders link up to solve climate crisis Founding members include Suncor Energy, Imperial Oil and Shell Canada, as well as the World Wildlife Federation, and federal and Alberta government r...
20:32, 2019-12-17

Climate crisis is greatest ever threat to human rights, UN warns Rights chief Michelle Bachelet highlights role in civil wars‘The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope’Climate change is not on...
18:04, 2019-09-09

World 'gravely' unprepared for effects of climate crisis – report Trillions of dollars needed to avoid ‘climate apartheid’ but this is less than cost of inactionThe world’s readiness for the inevitable effects of th...
02:28, 2019-09-10

Climate crisis may be disrupting the 'great orgy' of coral spawning Study finds breakdown in annual spawning synchrony in Red Sea, threatening some species with extinctionIt has been described by scientists as “the gr...
10:04, 2019-09-10

UK banks and insurers to be tested on climate crisis response plans Bank of England to force firms to say how they would respond to temperature rise of up to 4CUK banks and insurers will be forced to reveal how expose...
18:56, 2019-12-18

Dave Eggers: why we should listen to teenagers speak about climate crisis As the International Congress of Youth Voices kicks off in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the Guardian invited young delegates to write about their fight aga...
19:40, 2019-08-11

Leak suggests UN agency self-censors on climate crisis after US pressure International Organization for Migration apparently amends programme documentation to avoid conflict with US ‘political sensitivities’Leaked communic...
08:36, 2019-09-11

The sinking class: the New Yorkers left to fight the climate crisis alone The city is taking action to protect lower Manhattan’s waterfront while low-income residents in other boroughs must fend for themselvesJainey Bavishi...
07:56, 2019-09-20

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts...
01:12, 2019-05-09

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out t...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, ...
11:40, 2019-06-04

‘My moment’: the activists fighting climate crisis and winning elections Amid mounting frustration with political leaders, a number of community activists are running for office on climate and environmental justice platfor...
08:48, 2019-12-25

Scouts shun badges to focus on climate crisis and homelessness Spurred on by the likes of Greta Thunberg, the movement is now engaging with social problemsInspired by a wave of youth activism, scouts from across ...
14:04, 2019-10-19

Alpine climbing routes crumble as climate crisis continues High up in the French Alps, the climbers who spend their days on the rocks and glaciers have come to a grim conclusion: the mountains are crumbling a...
08:20, 2019-08-16

‘Rainfall has rocketed’: the remote weathermen charting the climate crisis The Met Office team on a south Atlantic island reveal the extreme lengths they go to in order to forecast the weatherAt 11.15am on a blustery spring ...
13:12, 2019-07-26

Justin Welby: investors must pressure firms to act on climate crisis Archbishop of Canterbury says fund managers are not doing enough to press for changeThe archbishop of Canterbury has criticised the investment indust...
23:44, 2019-08-27

UK officials in charge of tackling climate crisis took far more flights last year BEIS racks up 4,500 domestic flights, up from 2,700 in 2018, despite carbon footprintThe Whitehall officials responsible for tackling the climate cri...
07:56, 2019-08-17

Tackling degraded oceans could mitigate climate crisis - report Greenpeace says efforts to restore seas’ ecosystems would boost their capacity to absorb heat and store carbonHalting overfishing and the plastic pol...
01:20, 2019-12-04

Climate crisis affects how majority will vote in UK election – poll Survey also finds two-thirds of people agree climate is biggest issue facing humankindA majority of people in the UK say the climate crisis will infl...
07:16, 2019-10-30

‘I keep my promises’: how Biden is using the climate crisis to appeal to rural voters Joining with agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack, a hero among Tall Corn state Democrats, Biden vows to pay farmers to sequester carbonJoe Biden set ou...
13:36, 2019-12-04

Firms ignoring climate crisis will go bankrupt, says Mark Carney Bank of England governor warns of financial collapse linked to climate emergencyCompanies and industries that are not moving towards zero-carbon emis...
14:16, 2019-10-13

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump ad...
21:52, 2019-06-23

Jane Fonda taken into custody at climate crisis protest in Washington Jane Fonda was taken into police custody Friday in Washington, DC, while participating in a climate crisis demonstration....
22:48, 2019-10-11

Rex Tillerson denies Exxon misled investors over climate crisis Former chief of ExxonMobil and former secretary of state under Trump appeared in court after oil and gas giant was suedRex Tillerson, the former chie...
19:20, 2019-10-30

Climate crisis takes centre stage at Edinburgh Fringe Climate Change isn't a laughing matter - it's one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century - yet the crisis figures strongly at this year's Edin...
07:04, 2019-08-02

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting worklo...
08:24, 2019-05-28

G20 nations triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 nations have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power...
01:36, 2019-06-25

Life on thin ice: mental health at the heart of the climate crisis Mental health at the heart of the climate crisisGreenland’s melting has been adopted by the world as its own problem. But for the islanders grieving ...
21:40, 2019-08-12

Rewild a quarter of UK to fight climate crisis, campaigners urge Subsidies to restore woodlands and meadows would also boost wildlife, says Rewilding BritainA quarter of the UK’s land could be restored to nature, m...
08:16, 2019-05-21

Rise in snakebites across US linked to climate crisis and sprawling suburbs Dramatic increase in bites continues recent upward trendNorth Carolina, Georgia and Texas on track to break recordsClimate warming and the expansion ...
20:40, 2019-08-07

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thu...
17:16, 2019-06-20

Labour, Lib Dems and SNP call for TV election debate on climate crisis School strikers and pensioners back petition demanding televised environment debateLabour, the Scottish National party and the Liberal Democrats have...
17:08, 2019-11-04

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speci...
12:16, 2019-05-23

Naomi Klein on how politics can solve the climate crisis - podcast Activist and author Naomi Klein tells Anushka Asthana that combating the climate crisis must be at the heart of an urgent restructuring of politics a...
04:32, 2019-10-24

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according ...
19:00, 2019-07-29

Ethiopia plants 250m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 250m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according ...
18:36, 2019-07-29

Nonfiction: Two New Books Dramatically Capture the Climate Change Crisis In David Wallace-Wells’s “The Uninhabitable Earth” and Nathaniel Rich’s “Losing Earth,” we have a picture of the increasingly dire problem of global ...
11:48, 2019-04-12

Capitalism is part of solution to climate crisis, says Mark Carney Bank of England governor says firms that ignore crisis ‘will go bankrupt without question’Capitalism is “very much part of the solution” to tackling ...
22:08, 2019-07-31

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of World War II? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same wa...
12:40, 2019-05-22

G7: Trump skips talks on climate crisis and Amazon fires US president misses key G7 meeting as summit agrees €20m fund to fight wildfiresDonald Trump did not attend Monday’s crucial discussion on climate an...
16:20, 2019-08-26

Ted Danson, Jane Fonda arrested at climate crisis protest For the third consecutive week, Jane Fonda was taken away in ziptie handcuffs during a climate crisis protest at the US Capitol, but this time she wa...
02:28, 2019-10-27

Don't blame meat for the climate crisis, say European livestock farmers An EU without farmed animals would see a loss of biodiversity and spark a rural exodus, new campaign group claimsMeat and farmed animals are wrongly ...
17:20, 2019-10-15

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate...
20:04, 2019-06-18

Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations afte...
21:20, 2019-08-15

Energy bills will have to rise sharply to avoid climate crisis, says IMF Fund says governments could use money to help vulnerable people or invest in green energyAvoiding dangerous global heating will require governments a...
19:32, 2019-10-10

BBC's Seven Worlds, One Planet series shines spotlight on climate crisis Makers hope message of latest Attenborough-narrated series will be as influential as Blue Planet II on plastic wasteA new BBC natural history series ...
18:48, 2019-10-07

John Kerry launches coalition to fight climate crisis: ‘We are way behind’ Bipartisan bloc aims to convince people that rapid action is required to halt carbon emissions within 30 yearsFormer US secretary of state and Democr...
18:56, 2019-12-01

Carbon taxes have to rise sharply to avoid climate crisis, says IMF Fund says governments could use money to help vulnerable people or invest in green energyAvoiding dangerous global heating will require governments a...
16:44, 2019-10-10

Climate crisis ‘affecting quality of life and fuelling discontent' The climate crisis, as well as persistently high inequalities, and rising levels of food insecurity and undernourishment, is affecting the quality of...
18:32, 2020-01-16

Climate crisis blamed as temperature records broken in three nations New maximums set in Belgium, Germany and Netherlands, as citizens swelter across EuropeBelgium, Germany and the Netherlands have recorded their highe...
01:40, 2019-07-25

Young protesters at DNC headquarters demand debate on climate crisis DNC has declined to hold a climate-specific debate even as Democratic voters rank rising temperatures as a top priorityDozens of young climate protes...
00:00, 2019-06-26

Half a century of dither and denial – a climate crisis timeline Fossil fuel companies have been aware of their impact on the planet since at least the 1950s Continue reading......
14:04, 2019-10-09

UK funding to tackle climate crisis 'must double', government warned Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have w...
05:24, 2019-09-02

Climate crisis ‘affecting quality of life and fuelling discontent’ The climate crisis, as well as persistently high inequalities, and rising levels of food insecurity and undernourishment, is affecting the quality of...
19:20, 2020-01-16

Citizens' Assemblies: Time for the people to take control of the climate crisis? Extinction Rebellion is demanding politicians step aside and let the people decide on climate action. Could citizens' assemblies be a democratic tool...
12:36, 2019-10-07

The big polluters’ masterstroke was to blame the climate crisis on you and me | George Monbiot Fossil fuel giants have known the harm they do for decades. But they created a system that absolves them of responsibilityLet’s stop calling this the...
17:32, 2019-10-09

Climate crisis, tree planting and new left economics | Letters Scotland’s major environment and conservation bodies call for legislation to tackle the climate emergency, plus letters from Penelope Maclachlan, Cha...
18:52, 2019-06-26

What we eat matters: to change climate crisis, we need to reshape the food system Everything we eat has an effect on global heating, but perhaps the biggest problem is livestockThe world came together last week for the UN general a...
16:52, 2019-10-08

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has los...
08:16, 2019-06-14

Democrat calls on Google to stop funding climate crisis deniers Kathy Castor’s letter to Sundar Pichai says it’s hard to ‘overstate the detrimental impact’ groups have had on the climate debate A Democratic lawmak...
00:08, 2019-10-17

Shame on CNN and the New York Times for ignoring the climate crisis | Kate Aronoff Virtually every area of politics will be affected by global heating. So why couldn’t moderators be bothered to ask Democratic candidates about it?The...
18:44, 2019-10-16

Jeremy Clarkson says he finally believes in climate crisis during trip to Cambodia Jeremy Clarkson says he finally believes in the existence of global heating after years of slamming climate activists....
06:16, 2019-11-25

Climate change: UN negotiators 'playing politics' amid global crisis Political posturing is harming attempts to address key issues at the UN climate talks, participants say....
02:52, 2019-12-09

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours t...
13:04, 2019-05-22

Theresa May: Swiss holidays brought home impact of climate crisis Seeing retreating ice in mountains inspired PM to push for net zero emissions by 2050Theresa May has said she was won over to the cause of tackling t...
11:44, 2019-06-27

Climate crisis leaving 2 million people a week needing aid – Red Cross Charity warns of cost of doing nothing, saying contributions would need to hit $20bn a year Two million people a week need humanitarian aid today bec...
23:48, 2019-09-19

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concer...
07:44, 2019-05-22

Venice council flooded moments after rejecting climate crisis plan Rightwing parties reject proposals as lagoon city faces worst flooding in 53 years Veneto’s regional council rejected a plan to combat climate change...
16:36, 2019-11-15

Greta Thunberg testifies to Congress over climate crisis – live news Trump names Robert O’Brien as new national security adviserThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets around the world to strengt...
16:40, 2019-09-18

California wildfires: what role has the climate crisis played? – video explainer Thousands of firefighters have been battling wildfires across California, after warm temperatures, strong winds and low humidity turned the state int...
15:52, 2019-11-05

Forget campfires… today’s scouts focus on climate crisis and homelessness Spurred on by the likes of Greta Thunberg, the movement is now engaging with social problemsInspired by a wave of youth activism, scouts from across ...
14:44, 2019-10-19

Why Texas’s fossil fuel support will ‘spell disaster’ for climate crisis The state – which leads the way as US output of oil and gas is forecast to rise 25% in the next decade – is intensifying its production pipeline by p...
08:44, 2019-12-07

Poor states ‘need extra cash to combat climate crisis threats’ Rich should foot bill for impact on developing nations, report claimsA new international organisation should be set up to raise and distribute funds ...
09:44, 2019-12-01

Climate crisis justified removal of Macron portrait, judge rules Judge acquits two climate crisis protesters, saying their act was legitimate call on president to do moreTwo climate crisis protesters who removed Em...
13:52, 2019-09-17

ExxonMobil faces trial over allegations of misleading investors on climate crisis New York lawsuit alleges company was ‘exposed to far greater risk from climate change than investors were led to believe’ExxonMobil is to face trial ...
18:12, 2019-10-22

Renewable energy: climate crisis 'may have triggered faster wind speeds' Windfarms could be able to generate more energy due to phenomenon, says reportThe global climate crisis could lead to more renewable electricity bein...
21:08, 2019-11-18

Energy watchdog accused of stalling action to tackle climate crisis Scottish Power boss says UK regulator needs reform after refusing investment for electric vehicle chargingThe energy regulator has been accused by Sc...
17:48, 2019-10-18

In 2019 the public woke up to the climate crisis. When will the politicians? | Stephen Buranyi Poll after poll shows that people now want action. But at the international level progress is being deliberately stymiedIn 1988, Time magazine select...
11:20, 2019-12-23

Jeremy Clarkson finally recognises climate crisis during Asia trip Grand Tour host says impact of global heating on lake bed in Cambodia was ‘genuinely alarming’Jeremy Clarkson has made what could be the biggest reve...
14:32, 2019-11-24

Bezos snubs Amazon workers demanding action on climate crisis Thousands of staffers have signed a letter urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to ...
01:52, 2019-05-23

Jonathan Franzen: online rage is stopping us tackling the climate crisis In an interview with Extinction Rebellion, the novelist said he found the negative response to his writing about the climate crisis ‘surprising, if n...
17:16, 2019-10-08

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and fee...
08:56, 2019-06-05

Wisconsin launches taskforce to face 'grave threat' of climate crisis Democratic governor establishes taskforce despite inevitable pushback from state’s Republican-controlled legislatureThe Democratic governor of Wiscon...
22:08, 2019-10-17

Stillicide by Cynan Jones review – stunning meditation on climate crisis This vision of a near-future Britain caught in cycles of flood and drought is an urgent story for our times“I’d never heard the word before. Stillici...
10:29, 2019-10-23

Royal Christmas cards drive home the climate crisis | Brief letters Peerages | Cars and the climate emergency | Boris Johnson | Forgiving Tony BlairI am no supporter of peerages, but unlike Iain Ferris (Letters, 21 De...
19:56, 2019-12-22

UN commits to help Pacific island agriculture adapt and survive climate crisis The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) pledged on Friday to work hand in hand with the people of the Pacific to improve nutrition, and miti...
17:16, 2019-10-04

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with ...
07:36, 2019-06-22

Two-thirds of bird species in North America could vanish in climate crisis Continent could lose 389 of 604 species studied to threats from rising temperatures, higher seas, heavy rains and urbanizationTwo-thirds of bird spec...
16:12, 2019-10-10

Climate crisis: global economy needs major upgrade … fast | Al Gore Ex-US vice-president says only big solutions can offset impact of systemic shifts and avert disasterThe former US vice-president Al Gore has warned t...
15:44, 2019-06-25

Why the climate crisis is the most crucial story we cover in America | John Mulholland The Guardian US editor explains how one of the big surprises in moving to America has been the media’s approach to the climate crisis. Here’s how the...
10:36, 2019-10-16

Theresa May discusses climate crisis and Russia in her final G20 summit – video The prime minister held her final G20 news conference on Saturday, and said she had confronted Vladimir Putin over the Salisbury poisonings last year...
15:24, 2019-06-29

RBS boss Alison Rose vows to take 'bold action' on climate crisis Rose tells staff she also aims to make bank ‘more open’ to help regain trust after string of scandalsAlison Rose, the new boss of Royal Bank of Scotl...
14:32, 2019-11-01

European Green Deal will change economy to solve climate crisis, says EU Everything from travel to air quality has been looked at in order to create ‘a growth that gives back’Nearly every major aspect of the European econo...
16:56, 2019-12-11

RBS boss Alison Rose pledges to take 'bold action' on climate crisis Rose tells staff she also aims to make bank ‘more open’ in effort to regain trust after string of scandalsAlison Rose, the new boss of Royal Bank of ...
13:40, 2019-11-01

Tories focus on animal welfare over climate crisis in green agenda Campaigners criticise party for absence of announcements on air pollution and plastics crisisLive exports of farm animals will be ended, people will ...
09:32, 2019-09-28

Global climate crisis 'beyond party politics': teenage activist Thunberg Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Wednesday that the world would need to lay partisan divisions aside and unite behind science to addre...
16:48, 2019-09-25

Young activists to target Pelosi over Democrats' inaction on climate crisis Activists to occupy speaker’s office to mark start of hunger strike and to demand that she meet with them for an hour on cameraYoung activists frustr...
08:32, 2019-11-18

Summit host Spain chides 'silent complicity' in climate crisis Climate summit host Spain criticized some nations' "silent complicity" with the global environmental crisis and said the upcoming U.N. meeting must n...
13:04, 2019-11-26

Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging world leaders to acknowledge that global warming “is the biggest crisis humanit...
13:52, 2019-05-28

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the clima...
09:48, 2019-06-15

Boris Johnson set to snub election leaders' debate on climate crisis Channel 4 to broadcast first such discussion – but prime minister unlikely to participateLatest election news – live updatesThe first ever election l...
23:44, 2019-11-21

‘Mickey Mouse’ scratched from 11,000 scientists declaring global climate crisis The scientists behind the letter say a few "invalid" names among the 11,000 signatures do not diminish their very real warning....
17:28, 2019-11-07

UN secretary general hails 'turning point' in climate crisis fight United Nations hosts climate summit in New York on MondayNew data shows 2014-19 warmest five-year period on recordThe world may have hit a hopeful “t...
07:12, 2019-09-23

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the bi...
20:16, 2019-07-04

Election 2019: The Welsh village on the frontline of the climate crisis – podcast Rachel Humphreys reports on her time in Fairbourne, which will be dismantled by 2045 due to rising sea levels, while Sandra Laville looks at why floo...
09:36, 2019-11-20

Climate crisis will affect lifelong health of young, warn doctors Lancet Countdown tracks impacts of global heating covering disease, wildfires and malnutritionThe climate crisis will determine the lifelong health o...
00:44, 2019-11-14

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges...
08:20, 2019-06-07

Democratic debate: candidates fail to grasp centrality of climate crisis The 10 candidates on stage in Miami accurately conveyed the urgency of global heating but missed chances to show how it underlies all key political i...
06:16, 2019-06-28

Climate crisis: Australian businesses back net zero carbon emissions by 2050 Carbon Market Institute survey finds 96% believe Australia should not delay transition to decarbonised economyAustralian businesses are calling for a...
18:56, 2019-12-18

Has the climate crisis made California too dangerous to live in? | Bill McKibben As with so many things, Californians are going first where the rest of us will followMonday morning dawned smoky across much of California, and it da...
07:44, 2019-10-29

Labour manifesto promises 1m green jobs to tackle climate crisis Party wants UK workers to take advantage of opportunities in a global green economy worth £3tnLabour is promising to create 1m green jobs in the ener...
01:20, 2019-11-21

'Panic is setting in': Jayda G brings climate crisis home to fans DJ and producer wants to banish ‘disconnect’ between climate issues and daily livesOne of dance music’s rising stars is swapping a pair of decks for ...
15:04, 2019-05-21

Greta Thunberg leaves US with simple climate crisis message: vote Thunberg: ‘My message to the Americans is the same as to everyone – to unite behind the science and to act on the science’If world leaders fail us, m...
00:28, 2019-11-13

How Understanding the History of the Earth’s Climate Can Offer Hope Amid Crisis There is no longer any debate that global warming is real, and that it is happening now at an alarming rate. It is transforming the global climate sy...
16:32, 2019-09-20

UN staff and young people support global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, labour groups and everyday people worldwide who took to the stree...
20:20, 2019-09-20

UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, organized labour, and everyday people worldwide, who took to the ...
21:04, 2019-09-20

‘Mickey Mouse’ scratched from 11,000 names declaring global climate crisis The scientists behind the letter say a few "invalid" names among the 11,000 signatures do not diminish their very real warning....
17:04, 2019-11-07

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will...
13:56, 2019-05-31

Reach ‘peak meat’ by 2030 to tackle climate crisis, say scientists Reducing meat and dairy consumption will cut methane and allow forests to thriveLivestock production needs to reach its peak within the next decade i...
07:40, 2019-12-12

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change,...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Davos 2020 should be all about climate crisis but Trump won't admit it | Larry Elliott Subject was not an issue at forum’s first meeting in 1971 but should now be at forefront for US presidentRichard Nixon was in the White House, Mao Ze...
15:16, 2020-01-19

Climate crisis: Roger Federer reacts to Greta Thunberg criticism The Swiss tennis player has been under pressure for his association with financial institution Credit Suisse over its record of loans to fossil fuel ...
02:12, 2020-01-13

Climate crisis could see ‘collapse’ of some economies without diversification, warns UN trade chief Climate change poses an “existential threat to commodity-dependent developing countries”, the United Nation’s trade chief said on Wednesday, pointing...
22:36, 2019-09-11

Deadly cliffside collapse underscores California's climate-fueled crisis Tragedy in Encinitas comes as nearly 75% of state’s coastlines erode, endangering lives, homes, and infrastructureThree women were killed last week w...
07:44, 2019-08-07

New Zealand schools to teach students about climate crisis, activism and 'eco anxiety' Changes to the curriculum will put the country at the forefront of climate crisis education worldwideEvery school in New Zealand will this year have ...
02:44, 2020-01-13

Starvation deaths of 200 reindeer in Arctic caused by climate crisis, say researchers Comparable death toll has been recorded only once before, says Norwegian Polar InstituteAbout 200 reindeer have been found dead from starvation in th...
12:08, 2019-07-30

Climate crisis already causing deaths and childhood stunting, report reveals ‘Insidious’ health-related impacts in Australia and Pacific include lowered cognitive capacity and spread of diseases Climate change is “absolutely” ...
08:48, 2019-07-31

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collap...
05:48, 2019-08-16

Automakers snub Trump to side with climate crisis, says Obama-era official Companies are considering years of regulatory uncertainty when aligning with California’s mileage standards dealAutomakers pushing back against Donal...
13:20, 2019-08-22

Number of flights taken by officials from department tackling climate crisis soars Number of flights taken by BEIS staff rises to 4,500 from 2,700 in previous year despite carbon footprintThe Whitehall officials responsible for tack...
10:32, 2019-08-17

A Democratic debate on the climate crisis? Party to vote on urgent idea Calls for an officially sanctioned debate have been growing louder, but party leaders are resistantAs delegates from the Democratic National Committe...
07:48, 2019-08-22

White House ‘undercutting evidence' of climate crisis, says analyst who resigned Rod Schoonover, who was an intelligence analyst for 10 years, said the Trump administration halted his report on global heatingA former senior govern...
22:20, 2019-07-30

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is al...
08:28, 2019-08-23

Roger Federer responds to climate crisis criticism from Greta Thunberg Credit Suisse closely linked with fossil fuel industry#RogerWakeUpNow has been trending on TwitterRoger Federer has issued a cautiously worded respon...
09:40, 2020-01-12

Democrats must go to war with fossil fuel industry to take on the climate crisis | Kate Aronoff Any climate plan that doesn’t challenge the gargantuan power of the industry head-on is flatly denying several realities about our energy systemNearl...
16:08, 2019-09-06

The town fighting the climate crisis to stay afloat, one hurricane at at time Fair Bluff has already been hit by two hurricanes – but if another arrives this year, it could become one of the US’s first climate crisis ghost town...
06:44, 2019-07-21

James Murdoch climate crisis stance distances him from family empire Criticism of denial by News Corp and Fox underlines Murdoch heir’s transformationJames Murdoch claims he has never watched Succession, the drama seri...
21:00, 2020-01-15

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed 17 proposals that should be impleme...
17:08, 2019-07-21

Prince William unveils 'Earthshot prize' to tackle climate crisis Move is hailed by Sir David Attenborough as ‘the most prestigious environment prize in history’Prince William has announced what was described as “th...
06:04, 2020-01-01

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to ...
02:32, 2019-08-15

Youth activists lose appeal in landmark lawsuit against US over climate crisis Court confirms government’s contribution to the issue, but judges find they lack power to enforce climate policy decisionsThe ninth circuit court of ...
23:44, 2020-01-17

The Guardian joins a major media initiative to combat the climate crisis More than 60 news outlets worldwide have signed on to Covering Climate Now, a project to improve coverage of the emergencyFor a week this September, ...
09:36, 2019-07-26

Holiday heat headlines not focusing enough on climate crisis reality – experts Jaunty coverage of sweltering bank holiday weather not linking to global heating trendIn what is fast becoming a British summer ritual, the record ho...
20:40, 2019-08-27

Goldsmiths bans beef from university cafes to tackle climate crisis University of London college will also seek to limit single-use plasticsA university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to h...
17:16, 2019-08-12

Prince William launches Earthshot Prize to help tackle climate crisis The Earthshot Prize, described in its publicity as the "most prestigious environmental prize in history", will be awarded to five winners a year over...
16:32, 2019-12-31

Donald Trump skips G7 talks on climate crisis and Amazon fires US president misses key meeting as summit agrees €20m fund to fight wildfiresThe US president, Donald Trump, did not attend Monday’s crucial discussi...
14:28, 2019-08-26

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightma...
08:04, 2019-08-26

Climate crisis likely to increase violent deaths of young people – report Rising temperatures will mean more deaths from crashes, assaults and suicide, says studyRising temperatures caused by global heating are likely to in...
17:32, 2020-01-13

Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds Scientists warn of ‘alarming’ lag between human-driven seasons shift and animals’ behavioural changesThe speed of climate disruption is outstripping ...
17:56, 2019-07-23

How the climate emergency could lead to a mental health crisis | Anouchka Grose ‘Ecological grief’ is making Greenlanders depressed. They might not be alone for longThe Greenlandic Perspective Survey tells us that 90% of Greenlan...
12:08, 2019-08-13

Jess Phillips calls for citizens’ assembly to tackle climate crisis Labour leadership contender says public should be more involved to build consensusMy six-point plan to restore trust in politicsLabour leadership con...
20:28, 2020-01-14

Shane Warne urges cricket to be proactive about climate crisis dangers • The Hit for Six report examines the threats to cricketers• Players wearing shorts among the recommendationsShane Warne has called for cricket to be...
11:20, 2019-09-13

Climate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCC UN report finds ecosystems never before under such threat and restoration is urgentHow climate’s impact on land threatens civilisation – and how to f...
11:04, 2019-08-08

IPCC leaked report: Going vegetarian and controlling land use are key to climate crisis Scientists in Geneva warn that cutting carbon emissions from cars and factories is not enoughAttempts to solve the climate crisis by cutting carbon e...
14:52, 2019-08-03

BHP boss announces $US400m plan to combat 'indisputable' climate crisis The mining giant’s chief executive Andrew Mackenzie endorses drastic action to tackle global warmingThe chief executive of the world’s largest mining...
12:08, 2019-07-23

Global food producers 'failing to face up to role' in climate crisis Report urges meat, dairy and seafood companies to address impact of industry’s deforestation, use of antibiotics and emissions The world’s biggest pr...
14:04, 2019-09-04

Eco-venues and no-flyer zones: Edinburgh fringe tackles the climate crisis Mass extinctions, carbon emissions and freak storms will feature at a festival where artists are finding new ways to raise the alarm‘I no longer thin...
07:36, 2019-08-02

Prince William launches “Earthshot Prize” to help tackle climate crisis The Earthshot Prize, described in its publicity as the "most prestigious environmental prize in history", will be awarded to five winners a year over...
14:44, 2019-12-31

Review: In Venice, an Opera Masks Climate Crisis in a Gentle Tune “Sun & Sea (Marina),” which won the top prize at this year’s Venice Biennale, portrays a deceptively relaxing day at the beach....
21:12, 2019-07-14

Being a black tree hugger has taught me that we must engage all citizens to fight climate crisis Activists, journalists, politicians and voters must transcend the cultural, racial and political differences to work together“You’re a black tree hug...
14:04, 2019-09-04

Climate crisis to take centre stage at next year's Chelsea Flower Show Gardens with a focus on combating climate change will take centre stage at next year's Chelsea Flower Show....
02:56, 2019-11-26

Extinction Rebellion: Johnson calls climate crisis activists 'uncooperative crusties' PM hits out at protesters for ‘littering’ London with ‘heaving hemp-smelling bivouacs’The prime minister has attacked the Extinction Rebellion activi...
08:40, 2019-10-08

'Sand wars': the battle to replenish Florida’s beaches amid climate crisis Surfside’s postcard beach is experiencing a disappearing act amid hurricanes. rising sea levels – and a worldwide sand shortageThe sun is out, as usu...
09:32, 2019-10-25

Climate crisis: business leaders say cost to taxpayers will spiral unless new policies introduced Organisations such as Australian Industry Group and National Farmers’ Federation letter says greater private-sector action neededIndustry, farming an...
08:44, 2019-10-30

Canadians’ mental health strained by looming climate crisis, Green party says The party is outlining a plan to break down barriers it says prevent many people from getting the mental-health care they need....
20:04, 2019-09-23

Climate Risk In the Housing Market Has Echoes of Subprime Crisis, Study Finds After hurricanes, mortgage lenders offload more of their vulnerable loans to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, whose rules prevent them from saying no....
16:48, 2019-09-27

Prosaic but practical: unsexy ways cities can fight the climate crisis – in pictures Meaningful change doesn’t have to mean groundbreaking innovation, as the seven latest city winners of C40 and Bloomberg Philanthropies Award demonstr...
19:48, 2019-10-10

Climate crisis: 6 million people join latest wave of worldwide protests Week of strikes and demonstrations is ‘only the beginning’, say organisersSix million people have taken to the streets over the past week, uniting ac...
19:40, 2019-09-27

We’re stepping up – join us for a day to halt this climate crisis | Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our futureOn 20 September, at the request of...
11:12, 2019-05-24

Greta Thunberg 'wants a concrete plan, not just nice words' to fight climate crisis Young activists will pressure world leaders to address crisis, says 16-year-old Swedish activist in Guardian interviewUnprecedented pressure exerted ...
15:04, 2019-08-29

Sea turtles at risk as Trump weakens protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is al...
13:44, 2019-08-23

Failure to tackle climate crisis will lead to economic disaster, UN chief warns UN chief Guterres urged officials from almost 200 countries to embrace the economic opportunities that come with cutting greenhouse gases....
22:28, 2019-12-12

Individual action can't fight climate crisis. We need a collective response | Elizabeth Rush Individual action can’t fight climate crisis. These Americans know we need a collective responseLast fall, as I landed in New Orleans, a seed of exis...
13:20, 2019-08-30

Young activists target Pelosi in push for Democrats to take action on climate crisis Activists occupy speaker’s office to mark start of hunger strike and to demand that she meet with them for an hour on cameraYoung activists frustrate...
19:08, 2019-11-18

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive ...
21:20, 2019-06-16

Ocasio-Cortez warns drastic economic changes needed to tackle climate crisis Congresswoman said world needs to adopt ‘a cooperative, collaborative’ system at C40 World Mayors summit in CopenhagenUS congresswoman Alexandria Oca...
20:36, 2019-10-11

Australian bushfire crisis: global figures and media react to 'climate emergency' Hillary Clinton, Greta Thunberg and Bernie Sanders among those responding to Australia’s unprecedented firesPoliticians and climate change activists ...
08:40, 2020-01-02

Harvard and Yale are complicit in the climate crisis | Ilana Cohen and Camilla Ledezma We risked arrest this weekend to protest against Harvard and Yale for continuing to invest in fossil fuels. Here’s whyThis Saturday, we risked arrest...
15:28, 2019-11-25

Water shortages and yearly floods: Canada won’t escape climate crisis, UN report says The report gives short shrift to those continuing to doubt the impact of human-caused climate change....
16:56, 2019-09-25

J-WAFS zeroes in on food security as agricultural impacts of the climate crisis become more apparent Early this August, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued yet another in a series of grave and disquieting reports outlining the ext...
21:40, 2019-10-30

Converting coal plants to biomass could fuel climate crisis, scientists warn Experts horrified at large-scale forest removal to meet wood pellet demandPlans to shift Europe’s coal plants, including the giant Drax complex in No...
07:56, 2019-12-16

Greta Thunberg: young activists will push leaders to address climate crisis ‘Leaders know that more eyes are on them, much more pressure is on them,’ says Swedish activist in Guardian interviewUnprecedented pressure exerted b...
14:32, 2019-08-29

Exxon sowed doubt about climate crisis, House Democrats hear in testimony Subcommittee laid out four decades of evidence just a day after oil behemoth began a trial over misleading investorsHouse Democrats have laid out fou...
20:08, 2019-10-23

What a crystal meth crisis in an Indigenous community says about mental health and climate change Climate change leads to displacement that can have lasting psychological impacts connected with addiction....
13:12, 2019-05-18

Sport and the climate crisis: time for the travelling circus to just stay put | Marina Hyde How long can sport, like Hollywood, continue to wave away the contradictions between its activities and its supposed ideals?Someone once told me abou...
13:36, 2020-01-15

Scotch on the rocks: distilleries fear climate crisis will endanger whisky production Scotland’s whisky-makers reveal they had to halt production in 2018 heatwave because they ran out of waterScotland’s nature conservation agency last ...
09:00, 2019-06-02

Leading Democrats address climate crisis at CNN town hall debate – live Democratic 2020 contenders gather for special event focused on climate change – follow all the latest developments liveSign up to the US briefing and...
03:28, 2019-09-05

Emma Thompson foresees people eating pets for 'protein' due to 'climate crisis' Emma Thompson issued a strong warning of an impending "climate crisis" that will leave citizens relying on eating their own pets....
17:44, 2019-12-06

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dump...
01:08, 2019-06-21

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress feder...
14:24, 2019-05-29

Treat climate crisis with ‘greatest urgency’, Bahamas leader tells UN Assembly Hurricane Dorian, one of the most destructive Atlantic storms ever recorded, “is a generational tragedy” for The Bahamas, Prime Minister Hubert Minni...
21:48, 2019-09-27

Torres Strait islanders invite Scott Morrison to see climate crisis first hand Islanders, whose homes already face inundation, have complained to the UN over Australia’s lack of action on climate changeTorres Strait islanders “e...
08:00, 2019-09-19

Floods wreaking havoc on Great Lakes region fueled by climate crisis Depths of lakes that hold about 90% of US’s freshwater spiking to record levels, from 14in to nearly 3ft above long-term averagesThis summer, as rain...
09:04, 2019-09-03

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the cli...
10:56, 2019-08-16

Cranky Uncle game takes on climate crisis denial and fake news App equips players with skills to identify misinformation in real world and onlineA new game promises to act as a “vaccination” against climate crisi...
09:44, 2019-12-07

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez move to declare climate crisis official emergency Exclusive: Democrats to introduce resolution in House on Tuesday in recognition of extreme threat from global heatingA group of US lawmakers includin...
20:20, 2019-07-08

Fiji calls for urgent action on climate crisis as second cyclone hits in three weeks Cyclone Tino bore down on Fiji’s second-largest island on Friday, causing warnings of flooding and heavy rainThe Fijian government has called for str...
07:16, 2020-01-17

Climate crisis fills top five places of World Economic Forum’s risks report For first time, environment is at top of list of issues worrying world’s eliteA year of extreme weather events and mounting evidence of global heatin...
13:36, 2020-01-15

Leading Democrats to address climate crisis at CNN town hall debate – live Democratic 2020 contenders gather for special event focused on climate change – follow all the latest developments liveSign up to the US briefing and...
01:04, 2019-09-05

‘Culture will be eroded’: climate crisis threatens to flood Harriet Tubman park Heritage sites associated with abolitionist, including Underground Railroad park, projected to be inundated at high tide by 2050On the flat, marshy s...
08:48, 2019-11-23

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climat...
16:40, 2019-06-29

The Lion King missed an opportunity to talk about the climate crisis | Greta Moran Like the movie’s characters, the audience is experiencing the unprecedented, rapid destruction of earth – but the film doesn’t acknowledge itThe Lion...
12:24, 2019-08-20

Democratic national committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejecte...
22:00, 2019-08-22

Legal & General fund boosts stakes in firms it shamed over climate crisis Exclusive: UK’s biggest fund manager LGIM ploughed extra £285m into companies such as ExxonMobilThe UK’s biggest fund manager has spent nearly £300m ...
13:00, 2019-11-07

Today we pledge to give the climate crisis the attention it demands | Katharine Viner The Guardian’s editor-in-chief explains why support from our readers is crucial in enabling us to produce fearless, independent reporting that addres...
10:36, 2019-10-16

James Murdoch criticises father's news outlets for climate crisis denial Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and Fox cited for ‘frustrating’ coverage of Australian bushfiresRupert Murdoch’s son has strongly criticised his family’s ...
15:32, 2020-01-14

Climate crisis: 6 million people join latest wave of global protests Week of strikes and demonstrations is ‘only the beginning’, say organisersSix million people have taken to the streets over the past week, uniting ac...
20:04, 2019-09-27

IMF warns world economy vulnerable to climate crisis as Davos gets under way – business live IMF warns of ‘sluggish’ economic outlook as it cuts its growth forecastsClimate crisis and slowing global economy loom large over DavosCapitalism doi...
15:24, 2020-01-20

Global sustainability standards are needed to curb climate crisis, says environmental director Sustainability standards need to be consolidated if progress is to be made on the climate crisis, Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels' environmental direct...
10:36, 2020-01-20

Death, blackouts, melting asphalt: ways the climate crisis will change how we live From power cuts to infrastructure failure, the impact of climate change on US cities will be huge – but many are already innovating to adaptBetween r...
07:28, 2019-08-20

Fossil fuel exports make Australia one of the worst contributors to climate crisis Australia looking to become an emissions superpower, the Australian Conservation Foundation saysAustralia is responsible for 5% of global greenhouse ...
20:28, 2019-07-07

Fighting climate crisis by avoiding meat ignores poor countries' needs – report Study recommends move away from ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to reducing carbon footprintA “one-size-fits-all” solution to addressing the climate cri...
16:44, 2019-09-17

Hunger strikers target Pelosi in push for Democrats to take action on climate crisis Activists occupy speaker’s office to mark start of hunger strike and to demand that she meet with them for an hour on cameraYoung activists frustrate...
22:36, 2019-11-18

G7 summit at Trump resort will not cover climate crisis, says White House – live Trump’s acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, says ‘climate change will not be on the agenda’ despite summit location experiencing consequencesSign u...
20:36, 2019-10-17

Daily on Energy: Greens pressure news networks to call climate change a ‘crisis’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:00, 2019-06-07

'There Is Not a Climate Crisis': Trump Administration Spouts Brazen Bullshit to Justify Arctic Drilling It’s no secret that the Trump administration is full of climate deniers. The Bureau of Land Management, however, has taken this denial to a new level...
22:44, 2019-09-25

Heat-trapping gases broke records in 2018, climate crisis report finds Report finds 2018 was the fourth-warmest on record since the mid-to-late- 1800s and sea levels were the highest on recordThe gases heating the planet...
00:04, 2019-08-13

Democratic candidates fail to challenge opponents or convey scope of climate crisis in debate Presidential hopefuls mostly reiterated campaign talking points and policy proposals during seven minutes on climate discussionThe first Democratic p...
14:04, 2019-06-27

UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and ‘Reboot the Earth’ Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, “Reboot The Earth”, in collabo...
22:24, 2019-07-22

David Attenborough calls Australia's bushfires 'the moment of crisis' to address climate change British naturalist says climate change is an ‘urgent crisis’ that must be solvedSir David Attenborough has said it is “palpable nonsense” to suggest ...
01:00, 2020-01-17